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How do you decide what care information to follow?

Discussion in 'Tarantula Questions & Discussions' started by Pauli, Nov 8, 2019.

  1. Eukio

    Eukio Arachnopeon Active Member

    I have typically asked for advice here or some times in fb groups if it isn't anything too important. I started out with those terrible care sheets and had those stupid humidity gauges, always spraying trying to keep the humidity just perfect like those care sheets said to. Arachnoboards fixed a ton of mistakes I was making.
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  2. viper69

    viper69 ArachnoGod Old Timer

    I find all the responses here, print them, throw darts at them!

    My learning tended to be the exception, I was lucky. I spoke to breeders and long term keepers. I had access, and still do, to some experts, some with their PhD in this area.

    However for those without, see who posts the most here, gets a lot of positive replies. And the quality of info provided.

    And go to reptile shows- talk to seasoned owners.

    Don’t rely on new owners- we often see them parroting from other new owners who have wrong info

    Above all read the scientific literature, and books too.

    I’ve seen Tom Moran tong feeding :rolleyes:, but generally he provides decent info.
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  3. Vanisher

    Vanisher Arachnoking Old Timer

    Actually, i was born with godlike skills and knollage about tarantulas and their husbandry!:angelic:
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